Curriculum Vitae


Violist Karin Dolman studied violin and viola in Rotterdam music academy with Vaclav Novak and Henk Guittart. She had masterclasses with Bruno Giuranna, Wolfram Christ, Flodor Druschinin and an intensive cours with Kim Kashkashian.

After finishing her study she won a price at  the Lionel Tertis viola competition and  Laureaat voor de Brahms Prijs in Baden Baden.

Together with pianist Caecilia Boschman she went in the finals during the international duoconcomtetition Vierzon (France).

Karin dolman is a specialist in paying contemporary classical music. The last 20 years she builded up a great career with the Doelen Quartet, based in Rotterdam.

Next to the quartet she is still very actif with her pianist Caecilia Boschman. The duo works on a serie of CD’s titled Voila Viola!

Karin Dolman plays  on an instrument built by the Dutch violinmaker Jan van der Elst.

From september 2011 Karin Dolman teaches at the academy of music in Rotterdam.

In 2012 Karin founded together with a few other viola players the Dutch Viola Society.